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Official List of Lecturers 2021

The FIDE Trainers Commission (TRG) has begun the process to appoint our official lecturers for 2021 and we will complete this by the end of March 2021:

1Mikhail KobaliaFST, GMRUS
2Alexander MotylevFST, GMRUS
3Yu ShaotengFST, GMCHN
4Melikset KhachiyanFST, GMUSA
5Sami KhaderFST, IMJOR
6Alonso ZapataFST, GMCOL
7Slim BouazizFST, GMTUN
8Antoaneta StefanovaFST, GMBUL
9Jacob AagaardFST, GMSCO
10Thomas LutherFST, GMGER
11Artur YusupovFST, GMGER
12Ivan SokolovFST, GMCRO
13Dejan BojkovFST, GMBUL
15Sergey JanovskyFST, IMRUS
16John DonaldsonFST, IMUSA
17Najer, EvgeniyFST, GMRUS

TRG Commission Members and the most active lecturers were first invited to apply (pre-approved).

All remaining lecturers in 2020 were then invited and we will also consider any nominations made by TRG Council Members and FIDE Management Board members.

On approval, they will however be required to attend an orientation program to familarise themselves with our teaching curriculum and evaluation system.

We have also invited panelists, experts in subject areas relevant to chess training, and they will also be key resources for our Trainer Professional Education & Development Workshops:

1Nikolaos NtirlisFTGRE
2Alexey RootWIMUSA
3Jerry Hall USA

The TRG Council of course still reserves the right, on the recommendation of it’s Chairman, to appointed lecturers as needed on a case to case basis to fulfil our work in specific regions and languages.